The state of the economy has caused owners, lenders, investors and brokers to rethink their investing strategies to acquire and own commercial property. A change in the economy has brought on change in laws. There is no one better equipped to help guide you through this morass of changes than Gene Trowbridge. JD., CCIM Gene has been in the commercial and investment real estate business since 1972, providing legal and real estate consulting services. He has authored several live seminars on group ownership, exchanges throughout the United States. He has hands-on experience in the syndication business having been the sponsor of at least 16 investment groups,being responsible for raising equity for the groups, from their organization through the acquisition, management and disposition or the real estate as well as the communication with the investors. Gene Trowbridge, Esq., CCIM, has been instrumental in the on-going education of some of the nation’s leaders in commercial real estate. A member of the CCIM faculty since 1979, Gene has been honored as the Institute’s Instructor of the Year and holds the CCIM Distinguished Service Award. So, it stands to reason that many professionals turn to his series of on-line continuing education courses at license renewal time. Gene is also the author of the preeminent book in real estate syndication and holds seminars on group sponsorship.